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One World Science

Field Projects International

From small stories to the bigger picture, we explore the natural world and the many ways that humans connect with it.

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Aug 23, 2018 Field Projects International
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Spider monkeys are not just charming and charismatic denizens of the rainforest, but they are also behaviorally complex and evolutionarily fascinating. Apart from living in complex fission-fusion societies similar to chimpanzees, these jungle gymnasts travel at breakneck speeds high in the canopy seeking fruits on which to gorge themselves, all the while dispersing seeds for hundreds of tree species. Without spider monkeys, the famous diversity of tropical forests would suffer -- a tragedy for...
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Sep 27, 2017 Field Projects International
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This premier episode of the One World Science podcast explores the iconography and ecology of spectacled bears. Elusive and poorly understood -- yet also in conflict with human development -- South America's only native bear species inhabits not just a fragmented range, but also a unique position at the intersection of culture and conservation. Special thanks to all of our guests on this episode: Dr. Thomas Regele, Professor of Modern Languages and Literature at Montana State...